Jim STERANKO is a legendary illustrator, musician, art director, magician, fire-eater, designer, escape artist, filmmaker, pop-culture lecturer, and publisher, best known to fans for his work on Nick Fury: Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D., Captain America, and The X-Men. STERANKO is a Twitter sensation and writer, whose articles for The Hollywood Reporter are read by millions.
Steranko has cut a ferocious path through the entertainment arts. With more than 100 innovations he created as artist-writer on Marvel’s Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D., Captain America, and X-MEN, Steranko revolutionized the comics form and, as an illustrator, he painted a multitude of book covers, record jackets, and movie posters, including 30 Shadow paperbacks. He has shown his work at more than 300 exhibitions worldwide, including the Louvre in Paris and the Smithsonian Institution in Washington. His two volumes of The History of Comics have sold more than 100,000 copies and as editor-publisher of the international entertainment magazine PREVUE, he conducted hundreds of star interviews and penned more than three million words. As a filmmaker, he has collaborated with Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, and Francis Ford Coppola on some of their most popular movies. Steranko has been cited by Michael Chabon as an inspiration for his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, by Jack Kirby as inspiration for Mister Miracle, and, by WIZARD as one of the Top Five Most Influential Comicbook Artists of All Time.
Recent projects include Domino Lady: The Complete Collection (Vanguard), The Discovery Channel’s Comic Book Superheroes Unmasked documentary, the Steranko Calendar-Portfolio (Vanguard), STARZ network’s Comicbooks Unbound, the 2010 Steranko exhibit at the Geppi Museum in Baltimore, recent covers for Image comics, Radical Publishing, The Spider, DC Comics’ Before Watchmen series and writing an episode of Cartoon Network’s Justice League series. Steranko is appearing as the Artist Guest of Honor and in support of his upcoming Vanguard art book. Meet this living legend, Agent of SHIELD comics creator, writer for The Hollywood Reporter and, Twitter sensation, at his 1st-ever south Florida appearance.
Jim STERANKO will be appearing on Saturday and Sunday. He will be located at Booth #1600, 1602.
$10 or $25 for a CGC.
Information will be posted soon.